Friday, January 30, 2015

Chronic disease management lecture Tuesday

Chronic illnesses are major drivers of health care costs. Many health experts believe that better management of diseases from diabetes to heart failure can reduce health care spending and improve the well being of people with such conditions.

Chronic disease management lecture Tuesday

Chronic illnesses are major drivers of health care costs. Many health experts believe that better management of diseases from diabetes to heart failure can reduce health care spending and improve the well being of people with such conditions.

On Tuesday evening, Noreen M. Clark, a professor of public health at the University of Michigan, will give a lecture on issues related to chronic disease prevention and management at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Clark directs the Center for Managing Chronic Disease at Michigan. She will discuss the center’s work which focuses on people at risk and those - family, clinicians, and community - that can help them manage their conditions.

Clark’s lecture is free and open to the public. It will be held at the college (19 South 22nd Street) on Tuesday evening at 5:30. You can register for the event here.

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